Definition of no rest or peace for the weary in English:

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no rest (or peace) for the weary

humorous One’s heavy workload or lack of tranquility is due to one’s own choices, or to one’s sinful life.
With biblical allusion to Isa. 48:22, 57:21
Example sentences
  • Once my mind goes in a particular direction, once I decide to delve into a particular subject, there is no rest for the weary.
  • We are organizing as you are gloating, because in this game there is absolutely no rest for the weary.
  • This time, Cherney was deep into mixing four different Stones DVD projects culled from the group's last tour; truly, there is no rest for the weary.
See parent entry: weary
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